Philip Rucker

Philip Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, leading its coverage of President Trump and his administration. He is co-author with Carol Leonnig of A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America. Rucker and a team of Post reporters won the Pulitzer Prize and George Polk Award for their reporting on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Rucker joined the Post in 2005 and has previously covered Congress, the Obama White House, and the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns. He serves as an on-air political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, and graduated from Yale University with a degree in history.